The Doctor Is In

Dr. Ruth on Love, Life, and Joie de Vivre

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Pub Date 02 Jun 2015 | Archive Date 30 Jun 2015

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The doctor is in! America’s best-loved therapist, Dr. Ruth, is known for her wise counsel on all matters of the heart. Here she shares private stories from her past and her present and her insights into living life to the fullest at any age.

Everyone knows Dr. Ruth as America’s most famous and trusted sex therapist, but few people know she was raised in an orphanage in Switzerland, narrowly escaping death during the Holocaust—or that she was an ace sniper in the Israeli amy. After years spent as a professor in Paris, Dr. Ruth came to America with big dreams and even bigger chutzpah. And, at the age of eighty-seven, she is as feisty as ever.

Through intimate and funny stories, Dr. Ruth sheds light on how she’s learned to live a life filled with joie de vivre. And she shows listners how they too can learn to deal with tragedy and loss, challenges and successes, all while nourishing an intellectual and emotional spark and, above all, having fun! Hilarious, inspiring, and profound, The Doctor Is In will change the way you think about life and love, in all its limitless possibilities.

The doctor is in! America’s best-loved therapist, Dr. Ruth, is known for her wise counsel on all matters of the heart. Here she shares private stories from her past and her present and her insights...


A Note From the Publisher

Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer is a psychosexual therapist who sprang to national attention in the early 1980s with her live radio program, Sexually Speaking. She went on to have her own TV program, appeared on the cover of People magazine and TV Guide, and is the author of thirty-seven books. Dr. Ruth teaches at Columbia’s Teachers College. She lives in New York and has two children and four grandchildren. Pierre A. Lehu is a publicist, agent, and writer. He has written twenty-five books, including Sex for Dummies, Saké: Water from Heaven, Fashion for Dummies, and Living on Your Own.

Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer is a psychosexual therapist who sprang to national attention in the early 1980s with her live radio program, Sexually Speaking. She went on to have her own TV program, appeared...


Advance Praise

“An exuberant celebration of life by America's favorite octogenarian sex guru...Her warmth, wit, and wisdom shine through this lively account of a life well-lived. A joy for her many fans, old and new.” Kirkus Reviews

“Part memoir and part life manual, the latest from renowned sex therapist Dr. Westheimer uses stories from her remarkable, often arduous journey to instruct readers on embracing positivity...Her wit and brassy style breathe new life into familiar self-help material.” Publishers Weekly

“Everyone knows Dr. Ruth as America’s most famous sex therapist, but few people know she was raised in an orphanage in Switzerland, narrowly escaping death during the Holocaust—or that she was an ace sniper in the Israeli army. Through intimate and funny stories, Dr. Ruth sheds light on how she’s learned to live a life filled with joie de vivre. And she shows listeners how they too can learn to deal with tragedy and loss, challenges and successes, all while nourishing an intellectual and emotional spark and, above all, having fun!”Library Journal

“An exuberant celebration of life by America's favorite octogenarian sex guru...Her warmth, wit, and wisdom shine through this lively account of a life well-lived. A joy for her many fans, old and...


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